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: in a rapidly growing economy, daughters have become an increasing financial liability for their families says this sociologist. >> that don't want to pay dowries, they want to receive dowries. they want to give more education to the boys than to the girls because for them the boys are still more important. >> reporter: and the census shows indians are acting on that bias. for every 1,000 male infants born, there are just 914 females. in some regions, far fewer. in nature, those numbers are about equal. >> the gap began to wideen in the '90s with new ultrasound machines that made it easy to learn the fetus' sex. the scan led to the termination of millions of female pregnancies. in delhi, the center for social research has organized women into neighborhood groups trying to shift the ingrained gender bias, even invoking hinduism's goddess of prosperity. >> ( translated ): we must begin to welcome girl babies into our homes, like the goddess lack shi has come into our home. lack smi. >> reporter: they're also aware of the law that's become known by its english acronym. that's the pre-conception a
to the economy championed by republicans. call it an obsession with the deficit or demand for austerity that's been coming from all quarters of the republican party since 2008. >> we can't continue to spend money we don't have. >> we can't just keep spending money we don't have. >> it's time to cut spending. >> unfortunately, the facts do not support their thesis. there is now a chorus of commentators, businessowners and corporate titans, who all accept that taking chunks out of an already melancholic economy will do nothing but sustain the misery. an individual who runs the world's largest bond fund said this in an interview. "the uk and almost all of europe have erred in terms of believing austerity, fiscal austerity in the short term is the way to produce real growth. it is not. you've got to spend money." yet, despite this expert opinion, the republican party led by chairman reince priebus launched a twitter campaign yesterday attempting to blame the president for a policy that they, themselves, absolutely adore. it was pegged to the increasing impact of sequestration on domestic air tra
... we're making it. ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. >>> 34 minutes past the hour. i'm jonathan mann. >> and i'm isha sesay. it is just over one week since the boston marathon bombings that shocked the world. >> and the city is trying to heal. people in boston and across the u.s. observing a moment of silence at 2:50 p.m. local time monday. >> it was intense. it was full of highs and lows. we worked really, really hard. there were a lot of people that came to help solve this problem but the bottom line was we got them. they are either arrested or dead. and that is the way we have to deal with this type of a situation. we try to prevent everything. and we are so sympathetic to anybody injured or killed in this attack but they caught us and we now have to go back and hold accountable. >> let's bring you up to speed. the surviving suspect is communicating with investigators from his hospital bed. dzhokhar tsarnaev indicated that he and his deceased older brother acted alone and had no help from f
go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. >>> we're standing by here in boston expecting a news conference to be beginning shortly, a news conference with the authorities on this massive manhunt under way for the remaining surviving suspect, two suspects, one dead, two brothers, the other one still on the loose, 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev. we'll get the news conference shortly. we're also standing by to speak with the father of these two suspects. he is in dagestan right now. that's part of russia. we hope to connect with him on the phone. we've had some problems, technical problems. we hope to speak with the father anzor tsarnaev shortly. luis vasquez knew both of the suspects going back to high school. he posted a local blog and he says they never showed any sign either one of them of wanting to hurt anyone. luis is here with us right now. thanks very much. tell us about these two brothers. give us first of all the nature of your relationship that you had over the years with them. >> i knew the older brother just from the passing. my wife
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